Iran tourist visa is not required for Hong Kong, Macau & Chinese citizens visiting Iran for tourism purposes. The stay for Chinese citizens can be for a period of up to 21 days visa-free. For a stay of more than 21 days, we will apply for your visa at $15.
|Iran Visa for Chinese Citizens|
|Visa on arrival||–|
|Duration of stay||21 days (visa-free)|
|Extension possibility||2 times|
|Number of Entries||Single|
Get your Iran visa without having to travel to Iran consulate/embassy! LeaveAbode is a specialized platform approved by the “Iran Ministry of Foreign Affairs” to process your visa application as an intermediary. We carry out your formalities with the Iranian authorities, to avoid any tedious process to reduce the risk of visa refusal and secure the visa grant notice in 2 working days.
Three documents are required for an Iran tourist visa:
No, the nationals of China are exempted from applying for Iran visa and can enter Iran visa-free.
Also read: Iran visa-exempted countries
Yes, that is possible. As a Chinese citizen, you can extend your Iran visa in police stations of foreign affairs two times up to 30 days (each time).
Also read: Iran visa extension
Iran visa is free of charge for Chinese citizens.
Also read: Iran visa fee
In recent years, applicants get a visa insert sheet instead of a sticker/visa stamp in passports. Applicants must keep this visa throughout their trip as it will be stamped with entry and exit.
As a rule of thumb, it is essential to comply with the length of stay specified with Iran visa free and leave the country within the allotted time. Overstaying Iran visa can result in penalties, and potentially being banned from entering Iran in the future.
Iran is 1,628,550 km2, while China is 9,388,211 km2. This means China is 5.76 times bigger than Iran.
The ideal season to go to Iran is spring or autumn, during which the weather is pleasant. However, it doesn’t mean you cannot visit Iran in winter and summer, there are numerous options for you.
Read also: Are winter and summer not possible in Iran?
Iran is one of the most hassle-free and safe countries for tourists in the Middle East, whether women, men, independent travelers or group tours. People are very respectful and friendly toward tourists.
Read also: How safe is Iran for tourists?
The plane is the preferred means of transport to go to Iran, and to travel within the country. It is also possible to take comfortable buses between major cities, such as Tehran and Shiraz. At night, the train is preferred over the bus.
Also read: Domestic Transport in Iran
the hotels are of good quality in numerous categories from hostels to boutique hotels. It is easy to book a hotel in Iran through LeaveAbode hotel reservation service. In high seasons, the demand can exceed supply, so it is essential to book a room before leaving.
Also read: Iran hotel booking
The Iranian IRR (rial) is often counted in thousands or millions, that is why Iranians often speak of Toman which is worth 10 Rials. Exchange can be done in particular in the banks and exchange shops of the city centers.
Also read: All about Currency & Money in Iran
Being a very large country, Iran has four distinct seasons with different temperature degrees in different regions. So, you may face several climates depending on your route.
Generally, spring and autumn are milder and more pleasant in most of the country. On the central plateau (variable altitude between 1200 and 1800 meters), it will be cold in winter and hot in summer.
In the southern region and the Persian Gulf, winter is pleasant but summer can be too hot (over 50c degrees).
The capital Tehran enjoys a sunny but slightly rainy spring. The summer will be hot but being close to the mountain peaks, it will be refreshing. Autumn will be mild during the day but cooler at the end of the day. Snow in winter is quite possible with temperatures around 0.
Read also: The best season to visit Iran
There is no compulsory vaccination to go to Iran. The hepatitis A vaccine is recommended.
Travel insurance is compulsory to travel to Iran. LeaveAbode can provide you with an insurance policy from Iranian insurance companies to cover your medical expenses.
Also read: Necessary Vaccines for a Trip to Iran
The Chinese embassy is located in Aghdasiyeh, Tehran, Iran.